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Topic - Aisha Truss-Miller
First lady Michelle Obama, White House senior advisor Valerie Jarrett and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan are scheduled to travel to Chicago Saturday to attend the funeral of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton, who was shot to death last week after performing in President Obama's inauguration celebration.
Ms. Truss-Miller wrote that the news of Ms. Pendleton's death prompted memories of her cousin, Leonard Truss, who was shot and killed by an AR-15 semiautomatic rifle near where Ms. Pendleton was killed.